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Alter The Press! Presents: Who's Driving? Bears Driving!

Photo Credit: Harriet St Leger
Describing themselves as a "Six Piece Party Popsters", Witham, Essex's Who's Driving? Bears Driving! are here to have fun with their brand of pop-punk. Influenced by the likes of The Wonder Years and New Found Glory, WDBD spent most of 2010 touring the UK, including shows with Fei Comodo, Deaf Havana, Canterbury, Not Advised, All or Nothing and The Wonder Years. The band ended the year with the release of their free 'There's No Easy Way To Say This​.​.​.' EP.

With a new single, 'If You’re Gonna Dance (Like That)' set to be released in March followed by a UK tour with Underline The Sky, the sextet's synth-tinged pop-punk is bound to attract more fans in the coming months, as you can't but enjoy WDBD's fun approach.

For Fans Of: The Wonder Years, Fireworks and New Found Glory

Alter The Press: Why should Alter The Press! readers check you out?
Who's Driving? Bears Driving!: Well it’s definitely not for our looks!! We’re a hard working band who are basically bringing their love for American style pop-punk across the country. We’re basically writing songs about our lives and how things are rather than just sugar coating a bunch of a clichés....although there is a fair few of them in there as well.

ATP: What's the story behind the band?
WDBD: Basically the band started off as Aj [Grand-Scrutton, guitarist] side project and was originally just a creative outlet. Then basically over the first couple of months of writing material it turned into a full time band. We’ve all had a lot of musical interactions together in the past. Grant [Allen, Synth/Vocals], Sykes [Drums] and Tommy [Bass] all played together in a band previously. Scott [Allen, Lead Vocals] had been in a band with Aj about 5 years ago and we all knew Billy [Bromley, guitar] from the local music scene.

ATP: Single highlight as a band so far?
WDBD: Along with our tour last year it has to be having a BBQ with The Wonder Years and then playing a sold out show at a tiny venue together.

ATP: What are your plans for the 12 months?
WDBD: No rest for us this year, we have our new single “If You’re Gonna Dance (Like That)” coming out in March, then a full UK tour with our good friends Underline The Sky throughout April. Then we get back have a few weekenders and then head straight into the studio to work on the follow up to 'There’s No Easy Way To Say This.'

'There’s No Easy Way To Say This' by Who's Driving? Bears Driving is available as a free download here.

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